Describing his Bluesman life: ” On Saturday, somebody like me or Robert Johnson would go into one of these little towns, play for nickels and dimes. And sometimes, you know, you could be playin’ and have such a big crowd that it would block the whole street. Then the police would come around, and then I’d go to another town and where I could play at. “
He was sitting in a parked car, in Clarksdale MS
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BIG JACK JOHNSON
BIG JACK JOHNSON AND THE JELLY ROLL KINGS ! .. BIG JACK PERFORMED AT REDS BLUES CLUB IN CLARKSDALE MISSISSIPPI
I FELT BLESSED TO SPEND TIME WITH LC – INVITED TO HIS HOME – WROTE TO EACH OTHER – SPOKE ON THE PHONE ~ He played 12 instruments, traveled much performing, a gifted talented and spiritual man who quoted the Bible. He is missed and ALWAYS remembered.
Interview w. GIP GIPSON Written by: Shein Die PHOTOGRAPHS by SHEIN DIE ~ American Blues Scene Magazine ran an article on Henry Gip Gipson and his juke -like Gip’s Place in January of 2011. It g…
Source: GIP’S – Last Alabama Juke
https://sheindie.wordpress.com/2015/10/16/searching-for-the-grave-of-the-willie-lee-brown-cofounder-of-the-delta-blues/ WILLIE LEE BROWN & CHARLEY PATTON GREW UP ON DOCKERY PLANTATION .. CHARLEY BECAME A STAR .. THEY BOTH CO-FOUNDED THE DELTA BLUES. SON HOUSE AND WILLIE BROWN MET AT LULA- BECAME BEST FRIENDS .. PLAYED GUITARS TOGETHER – ROBERT JOHNSON WENT TO LISTEN UP IN ROBINSONVILLE MS – PICKED UP A FEW TIPS OVER TWO WEEKS FROM SON HOUSE .. ROBERT JOHNSON BECAME ‘THE’ Robert Johnson !! .. STOLE MUSIC HE HEARD/LEARNED FROM SON HOUSE .. DID NOT CREDIT HIM!!
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Dingo, aka Robert Gooch, the ‘Swamp Dog’ aka the ‘Australian Dog’ … the All Around Dude at Red’s Blues Joint Juke in Clarksdale Mississippi .. the DJ Bouncer doorman FRIEND to all who met him .. passed Dec. 26 2016 .. heart problems .. leaving behind his beautiful wife Beatrice and adorable little girl.
DINGO DIED TODAY
Dec. 26 2016
Honored to have poster made of photo displayed at his Funeral .. R.I.P.
DINGO HAS PASSED ON
Elmo Williams would perform w. Hezekiah Early (on drums/harp) R.I.P.